Author Archives: conansalada
Portugal Cured Their Heroin Epidemic, Could Their Approach Work for Us?
Dr. Angela Barlow spent 3 weeks in Portugal studying the policies and impact of Portugal’s public health approach to drug use and addiction. In this discussion, she’ll answer questions such as: What is a harm reduction approach? How did decriminalization impact drug use? … Continue reading
Too. Many. Signs. Stop it already!
Two of these “Pass Carefully” signs were added to Maple Ave recently. These things are huge. Blotting out the horizon. Quite the eyesore.
City primary a Waste of resources
The Keene Sentinel, Letter to the Editor by Darryl Perry Voters in Catalonia went out en mass on Sunday, Oct. 1, despite Spanish police shutting down polling stations, destroying ballots and attempting to stop voters from accessing the polls. Voter … Continue reading
Insights on the Druggies & Panhandlers Forum
“Don’t Feed the Bears!”
Resolution against white supremacy and other hate groups
Instead of finding ways to lower our ever increasing tax burden, some members of the city council thought it necessary to put together yet another resolution on behalf of the city, this one stating the communities opposition to Bigotry, White … Continue reading
Marlboro Street’s Thin Blue Line
As I understood it, the thin blue line was only to be painted in front of the police station. However, it appears the city was able to scrounge up enough paint to take it all the way to the roundabout … Continue reading
29 – Not My Job
audio [link] New Economic Development Action Plan moves forward. Keene elites believe it will solve all our problems City leaders sign letter against intolerance and bigotry. Report all displays of intolerance to your local law enforcement officer The letter
It Won’t Be Cheap
“Give it a few years. You’ll get there.” That was mayor Lane’s response to Mike Giacomo, who had just made the comment that Keene should invest its money in projects “that encourage Keene to get younger” and not on non-profit … Continue reading
28 – Tip of the Iceberg
Audio [link] Keene set to adopt 6 year, $86 million Capital Improvement Plan. Do the voters have a say in the matter? Senior Center feasibility study – The young and old butt heads over spending